TITLE

Managing Patients Following a Negative Prostate Biopsy

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Renal & Urology News;Feb2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses several issues affecting the scenario posed by patients who have undergone repeat biopsy for prostate cancer in the U.S. It stresses that urologists need to consider several factors when deciding a repeat biopsy which is more likely to indicate cancer because the previous tests missed its location. It also discusses the impact of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) on the likelihood of finding undiagnosed prostate cancer.
ACCESSION #
58659046

 

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